PM Narendra Modi calls Paralympic gold-medalist Sumit Antil, appreciates his spirit of resilience

Tokyo Olympics: In a telephonic interaction with gold-medalist Sumit Antil, who shattered the men’s F64 category world record multiple times in a stunning Games debut performance, PM Narendra Modi appreciated Sumit’s spirit of resilience. Sumit Antil broke the men’s javelin world record three times during the Paralympics final (AP Photo) HIGHLIGHTS Sumit Antil clinched India’s …

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Top Stars in Tennis Choose Rest Ahead of the U.S. Open

As the tennis tours warm up for the U.S. Open in the summer heat of North America, the sport’s most accomplished players will arrive in New York cold. The five active players with the most Grand Slam singles titles to their names — Serena Williams, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Venus Williams — …

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Biden Opens New Federal Office for Climate Change, Health and Equity

WASHINGTON — Amid deadly heat waves and new evidence showing that wildfire smoke may contribute to premature births, the Biden administration is creating a new federal office to address the health consequences of climate change and their disproportionate effects on poor communities. The Office of Climate Change and Health Equity, which administration officials plan to …

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Opinion | How Does Biden Recover From His Week From Hell?

Bret Stephens: Hello, Gail. I hope these last two weeks of vacation have been nicer for you than they’ve been for Joe Biden. Gail Collins: Bret, I always feel sympathy for a president when there’s a national disaster on his watch. Well, presuming he’s a person who has the capacity to imagine other people’s pain. …

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England vs India: James Anderson might just retire at the end of Old Trafford Test, says Steve Harmison

Former England pacer Steve Harmison has made a bold prediction about James Anderson’s future, saying that the star seamer may retire after the final Test against India. India in England: Steve Harmison predicts James Anderson’s future after Test series. (Reuters Photo) HIGHLIGHTS James Anderson might just retire at the end of this summer: Steve Harmison …

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